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Mar 23, 2022 Press Release
"As Co-Chairs of the first bicameral Congressional Electrification Caucus, we are urging President Biden to prioritize investing in widespread electrification, including making electrification for American households easy and affordable," said the Co-Chairs.
Mar 21, 2022 Press Release
"Investors, pension fund managers and the public need better information about the physical and transition-related risks that climate change poses to hard-earned investments,” said Chair Castor.
Mar 10, 2022 Press Release
“Solving the climate crisis and ensuring clean air in vulnerable communities go hand in hand,” said Chair Castor.
Mar 9, 2022 Press Release
“Today’s announcement by the Biden Administration is another step in the right direction, encouraging and supporting state efforts to solve the climate crisis and ensure clean air for their residents," said Chair Castor.
Mar 4, 2022 Press Release
This hearing will examine how the findings of the latest reports on climate impacts underscore the urgent need to develop a national climate adaptation and resilience strategy. It will also focus on ways to activate all sectors and levels of government to deliver actionable climate risk science, information, and tools, while also helping drive funding and investment to vulnerable communities.
Mar 3, 2022 Press Release
“Investments in low-carbon infrastructure are cost effective and smart policy to meet America’s near-term energy needs and benefit communities and workers as we move to lower-cost clean energy," said Chair Castor.

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Opinion Pieces

Aug 9, 2021 Opinion Piece
"We’ve known for years that we are in a race against time. We’ve run out of time. Now, every bit of pollution — and every fraction of a degree — counts," writes Chair Castor in the New York Times.
Apr 20, 2021 Opinion Piece
Just as past presidents led our allies through major global crises, President Biden is poised to build a new era of American leadership to guide the rest of the world into a clean energy future, with good-paying jobs and technological innovation.
Apr 12, 2021 Opinion Piece
It’s time we make the right investments that will power our 21st century economy, putting Americans to work and helping us reach net zero as fast as the science requires.